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'Penguins of Madagascar' Teach Kids Meaning of Veterans Day (VIDEO)

Post by Caroline Olney. Let’s face it: kids' favorite holidays are generally the ones where they get candy. Or presents. Or both. But whether or not their school is closing this year, it’s important to take time to make sure kids understand why we honor Veterans Day. Show More Summary

7 Questions to Ask at Your Parent/Teacher Conference

Post by Judy Dutton.   Parent/teacher conferences are akin to checkups: they give you a chance to gauge how your child is doing at school, academically and socially -- and if there are areas for improvement. Yet many parents walk away...Show More Summary

Rex Ryan sounds like he knows time with Jets winding down

Rex Ryan like a man who knows the end is near. Sure, he says otherwise. He says he can’t worry about that now.

Surviving Sick Days

Post by The Stir Bloggers. As children return to their classroom, cough and cold germs are spread at a rapid rate. All the disinfecting and sanitizing in the world won't guarantee a school-age child to remain sniffle-free the entire year. Show More Summary

Lupica: This Thanksgiving, NY stuffed with awful football

The pro football season in New Jersey ? New York is considering severing ties with both the Giants and Jets ? is over for both teams.

Slotnick: McCulloch did not want to fan the flames

The whole world was watching when St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch took the mic Monday night — and he knew it.

Peruvian activist marries his second tree in ornate ceremony

Richard Torres tied the knot with his second tree Sunday in a fanciful gathering in Colombia which aimed at raising environmental awareness.

Pol will examine 'horrendous conditions' at uptown hospital

An upper-Manhattan lawmaker who slammed New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center this summer for its long wait times and “horrendous conditions” will host a hearing on the matter next month.

Bengals' Devon Still owes child support says Leah's mom

Devon Still, whose relationship with his little girl has been the NFL feel-good story of the season, is allegedly a deadbeat dad.

Michael Brown supporters hope federal probe leads to justice

In the Michael Brown case, black leaders believe a federal probe will be more evenhanded than the one done by a St. Louis County prosecutor.

Ohio attorney suspended after accused of hypnotizing clients

Michael Fine has been suspended from practicing law by the state Supreme Court after accused of hypnotizing women for his sexual pleasure.

Ferguson, Mo., county prosecutor has deep ties to police

Bob McCulloch grew up the son of a cop, in a family full of cops, dreaming that someday he would become a cop himself.

Parents of sex assault victim rip man accused of attack

The parents of a 20-year-old NYU student sexually attacked by a man blasted him Tuesday and said their daughter would overcome the incident.

Buffalo resident takes stunning before, after snow photos

Incredible before and after photos show what a difference a few days can make after getting hit with up to 6 feet of snow.

Ex-catholic tutor: teen 'forced me to have sex with him'

A former Catholic school tutor accused of having sex with a 15-year-old boy claims she was the victim in the relationship.

How to deal with real life 'Horrible Bosses'

Horrible Bosses 2,' opening Wednesday, mines laughs out of having to work for terrible supervisors ranging from bullies to sexual predators.

Blaz does not rule out business closings if city gets DNC

De Blasio on Tuesday did not rule out possibility businesses adjacent to the Barclays Center might have to temporarily close if DNC comes.

Program aims to head off animal abuse in Staten Island

Pet owners on Staten Island who can’t afford to get medical care for their four-legged friends will get some help under a new program unveiled on Tuesday.

Former NYPD detective sentenced for DWI, assault

He shot his partner in the wrist but he’s getting off with just a slap.

Uber 'surge pricing' ban proposed by City Councilman

A Brooklyn City Councilman is proposing a bill to ban Uber’s sky-high fares — known as 'surge pricing.'

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